Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Breast or Bottle?
by Kimberly Allen, RN One of the first and most important decisions new parents have to make is how to feed their new baby.  Most major medical organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics or AAP, the American Medical Association or AMA as well as the World Health Organization... Read more
When To Start Baby on Solid Food

One of the questions I am asked most frequently by new mom’s is when to start their infant on solid food. Unfortunately, a recent study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that approximately 93% of infants were given solid foods before 6 months of age and that at least 40% were given solid food before reaching 4 months of age…

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CDC states that Mothers should cease breast feeding to boost rotavirus vaccines efficacy
The notion of withholding breast milk from newborn infants in order to accommodate the rotavirus is insane at the very least as this will deprive the newborn of vital nutrition and proper immune development and put them at risk for later health problems in life. Researchers from the Center... Read more